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This is the earliest build of Windows 95 leaked, there are no references to Windows 95 yet, just the codename ''Chicago''.
It installs via a batch file that opens the Mini Windows from the \MINI
folder, it is a basic Windows 3.1 version consisting of the core files.
After clicking through the screens, it copies the Windows installation to the \CHICAGO
folder and then reboots.
After the reboot you see a background with UNDER CONSTRUCTION and a warning that the interface can still change.
It includes the a basic explorer (called CABINET) with a Windows 3.1 look including a taskbar.
Further it includes the main folders you find in Windows 3.1 and options, it does however includes several new Control Panel applets or they have changed.
We recommend doing this on Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 with an older PC.
Install MS-DOS 5, then change DOS=HIGH
Copy the installation files to a folder on the HDD including the subfolders(we use \WIN95
) and then run DOSSETUP
from that folder.
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